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Patterson Pepple
Patterson Pepple

New York Times, Saturday, November 28, 1987

Author:
Patterson Pepple
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,899
Across
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Julian Huxley book : ANTS
5
Dunce : BOOB
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Carried into a carrier : LADED
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German flutist-composer: 1794-1881 : BOHM
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Former lightweight champ : ERNE
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Fashion designer Simpson : ADELE
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As busy as ___ : ABEE
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As snug as ___ : ABUGINARUG
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Demand : BEHEST
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Mojave feature : SAND
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Stein work: 1941 : IDA
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Assessor : LISTER
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As thick as ___ : THIEVES
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Mae West role : LIL
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Tolkien horse : AROD
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Two wives of Henry VIII : ANNES
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Cay : ISLET
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Valencia, e.g. : ORANGE
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Correct : AMEND
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Emulate Rick Mears : RACE
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Became edgy : TENSED
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Up to this point : SOFAR
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" ... ___ and hungry look": Shak. : ALEAN
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Underground installation : SILO
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Brandon Thomas lass : ELA
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As straight as ___ : ANARROW
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Bone or joint : TARSAL
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Army V.I.P.'s : MGS
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Vidal's Breckinridge : MYRA
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Ploy : TACTIC
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As old as ___ : METHUSELAH
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Tar's greeting : AHOY
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"___ Me," 1931 hit : ALLOF
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Moroccan port : SALE
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Corded fabrics : REPS
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" ... thy tongue breeding ___ breathes": Shak. : SAYOF
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Blessed binders : TIES
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Ridge on a guitar's neck : FRET
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Poetic scheme : ABAB
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Tutu or Walesa : NOBELIST
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As old as ___ : THEHILLS
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Pintails : SMEES
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Whisk, for one : BEATER
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Globe : ORB
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Blame : ONUS
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Sired : BEGAT
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Platform of sorts : LANDING
10
Ohio university town : ADA
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Originate : DERIVE
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Gives the slip : ELUDES
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Manet portraitist : DEGAS
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Four-___ (cravat) : INHAND
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Study and cuddy : ROOMS
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First on a calendario : ENERO
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Weeks in a Julian year : LII
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Former Dutch prime minister : DREES
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Peter of rhyme : EATER
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First words of the Christmas story: Luke 2:1 : ANDIT
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What a gadfly does : ANNOYS
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As light as ___ : AFEATHER
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Showboat instrument : CALLIOPE
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Feminist amdt. : ERA
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Aural warmer : EARMUFF
44
Ortolan : SORA
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Writer Thirkell : ANGELA
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Peroration word : LASTLY
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Turning tools : LATHES
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Spiritual mothers : AMMAS
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Anagram for strew : WREST
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Fichu : SCARF
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Turkish regiment : ALAI
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Vesicle : CYST
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Boo follower : HOO
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Tankard contents : ALE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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